An Illinois man is facing serious repercussions after an arrest for drunk driving in Kane County. When law enforcement pulled him over and conducted a breath test, the results revealed his BAC was extremely high. In fact, it was around 2.5 times higher than the legal limit in the state. This is his fourth DUI.
The driver is facing a range of drunk driving charges, including DUI, aggravated DUI/fourth offense, aggravated DUI, driving with a suspended license and driving with a BAC of .16% or more. He is also facing other charges, including illegally possessing cannabis, improper lane change and failure to signal. He is facing significant criminal penalties, as well as expensive fines and other consequences.
During the initial traffic stop, he supposedly admitted to law enforcement he was intoxicated. He also failed field sobriety tests before police administered a breath test. If convicted of a fourth DUI in Illinois, the penalties he could face include probation or up to seven years behind bars. At this point, he is likely focused on preparing an effective defense strategy by which he can fight for his future interests.
With the right DUI defense strategy, it is possible to fight back against drunk driving charges of any kind. The appropriate approach depends on the details of the individual situation, but it may include a reasonable plea agreement with mitigated penalties or fighting the charges in court. Before making any important decisions regarding the future, it is prudent to reach out for assistance.